Taliban abduct, execute four Afghan women

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Militants kidnapped the women in the capital of Farah province about 695 km west of Kabul on Thursday and shot them before abandoning their bodies in the outskirts of Farah city, Xinhua news agency reported.
Kabul, Oct 18: Taliban militants have executed four women they had abducted earlier in the week, a police officer said Saturday.

"Taliban militants after kidnapping four women from Farah city Thursday, shot them dead and abandoned their bodies in the outskirts the city where the bodies were found Friday night," the official told Xinhua. 

The extremist outfit, which had banned education for girls and confined women in their houses, has executed several women on charge of adultery over the past decade in areas it controlled in Afghanistan.

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